The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 86 119 138
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +19
Contract jobs citing REST 120 92 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.13% 1.35% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.15% 4.55% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 70 55
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £311 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £20.04
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +82.13%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1678 2023 1853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.74% 29.76% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1533 1445
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 120 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (48.80%) Java
3 81 (38.76%) HTML
4 78 (37.32%) JavaScript
5 72 (34.45%) Web Services
6 65 (31.10%) SOAP
7 60 (28.71%) TDD
8 59 (28.23%) CSS
9 55 (26.32%) Scrum
10 53 (25.36%) XML
11 45 (21.53%) JSON
11 45 (21.53%) HTML5
12 40 (19.14%) Git (software)
13 39 (18.66%) BDD
14 38 (18.18%) SQL
15 37 (17.70%) C#
16 36 (17.22%) .NET
17 35 (16.75%) OO
18 31 (14.83%) Finance
19 30 (14.35%) jQuery
20 29 (13.88%) Software Engineering
20 29 (13.88%) Linux
21 28 (13.40%) HTTP
21 28 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
22 27 (12.92%) Oracle
23 26 (12.44%) SOA
23 26 (12.44%) Subversion
24 25 (11.96%) MVC
24 25 (11.96%) JMS
25 24 (11.48%) Web Development

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (7.18%) Node.js
2 9 (4.31%) CMS
3 7 (3.35%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.35%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.39%) Apache
4 5 (2.39%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.39%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.39%) Drupal
4 5 (2.39%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.44%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.44%) JBoss
6 3 (1.44%) IIS
6 3 (1.44%) WordPress
6 3 (1.44%) Confluence
7 2 (0.96%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.96%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.96%) Mule
7 2 (0.96%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (1.91%) InfoPath
2 3 (1.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.96%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.91%) Force.com
2 4 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.44%) Office 365
3 3 (1.44%) GitHub
4 2 (0.96%) IaaS
4 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Heroku
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.48%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.40%) HTTP
2 7 (3.35%) SSL
3 6 (2.87%) Internet
4 3 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.96%) DVB
6 1 (0.48%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 18 (8.61%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.18%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.22%) MySQL
5 12 (5.74%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.78%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.83%) Neo4j
8 7 (3.35%) Big Data
9 6 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.39%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.39%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.44%) SQLite
12 3 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.96%) Redis
13 2 (0.96%) PerformancePoint
13 2 (0.96%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 40 (19.14%) Git (software)
2 26 (12.44%) Subversion
3 22 (10.53%) Maven
4 19 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 16 (7.66%) Selenium
6 15 (7.18%) JIRA
6 15 (7.18%) Cucumber
7 10 (4.78%) Visual Studio
8 9 (4.31%) Grunt
9 7 (3.35%) JUnit
9 7 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.35%) Jasmine
9 7 (3.35%) Calabash
10 6 (2.87%) SpecFlow
10 6 (2.87%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.39%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.91%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.44%) Xcode
13 3 (1.44%) NUnit
13 3 (1.44%) Eclipse
General
1 31 (14.83%) Finance
2 21 (10.05%) Banking
3 10 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.83%) Games
5 6 (2.87%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.39%) Front Office
6 5 (2.39%) Marketing
7 3 (1.44%) Advertising
7 3 (1.44%) Retail
8 2 (0.96%) Publishing
8 2 (0.96%) Legal
8 2 (0.96%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.48%) Electronics
9 1 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 142 (67.94%) Developer
2 47 (22.49%) Java Developer
3 26 (12.44%) Senior Developer
4 18 (8.61%) Architect
5 10 (4.78%) Web Developer
5 10 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (4.31%) PHP Developer
6 9 (4.31%) Analyst
6 9 (4.31%) Android Developer
7 8 (3.83%) iOS Developer
7 8 (3.83%) .NET Developer
8 7 (3.35%) Lead Developer
9 6 (2.87%) Consultant
9 6 (2.87%) C# Developer
10 5 (2.39%) Senior Web Developer
10 5 (2.39%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.39%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.39%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 5 (2.39%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (2.39%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (38.76%) HTML
2 72 (34.45%) Web Services
3 65 (31.10%) SOAP
4 59 (28.23%) CSS
5 53 (25.36%) XML
6 45 (21.53%) JSON
6 45 (21.53%) HTML5
7 36 (17.22%) .NET
8 30 (14.35%) jQuery
9 25 (11.96%) JMS
10 23 (11.00%) Spring
11 22 (10.53%) AngularJS
12 20 (9.57%) CSS3
13 17 (8.13%) ASP.NET
13 17 (8.13%) J2EE
14 16 (7.66%) Hibernate
15 15 (7.18%) Backbone.js
15 15 (7.18%) Ajax
16 14 (6.70%) JSP
17 11 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.13%) Mobile App
2 15 (7.18%) Derivative
3 14 (6.70%) User Experience
4 12 (5.74%) Equity Derivative
5 11 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.26%) Open Source
6 10 (4.78%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.35%) Digital Media
8 6 (2.87%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.91%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.91%) W3C
10 3 (1.44%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.44%) Social Media
10 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.96%) iPad
11 2 (0.96%) iPhone
11 2 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.96%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.96%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.88%) Linux
2 19 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 19 (9.09%) Android
3 16 (7.66%) Windows
4 13 (6.22%) UNIX
5 9 (4.31%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.39%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.91%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.91%) CentOS
8 3 (1.44%) VMS
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (28.71%) TDD
3 55 (26.32%) Scrum
4 39 (18.66%) BDD
5 35 (16.75%) OO
6 29 (13.88%) Software Engineering
7 28 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (12.44%) SOA
9 25 (11.96%) MVC
10 24 (11.48%) Web Development
11 18 (8.61%) Integration Testing
12 17 (8.13%) Unit Testing
13 15 (7.18%) Multithreading
13 15 (7.18%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (6.70%) Web Design
14 14 (6.70%) E-Commerce
14 14 (6.70%) Configuration Management
14 14 (6.70%) Kanban
15 10 (4.78%) Analytics
15 10 (4.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (48.80%) Java
2 78 (37.32%) JavaScript
3 38 (18.18%) SQL
4 37 (17.70%) C#
5 20 (9.57%) PHP
6 19 (9.09%) Ruby
7 18 (8.61%) Scala
8 16 (7.66%) Python
9 9 (4.31%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.87%) Apex Code
10 6 (2.87%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.39%) Perl
11 5 (2.39%) C++
11 5 (2.39%) Haskell
12 3 (1.44%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.96%) Groovy
13 2 (0.96%) PHP5
13 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.26%) Degree
2 8 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.91%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.96%) ISEB
6 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.22%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) COBIT
2 1 (0.48%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.96%) KVM
2 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (1.91%) Vagrant
1 4 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.91%) Puppet
2 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.48%) WMI
3 1 (0.48%) yum
3 1 (0.48%) StatsD
3 1 (0.48%) Ansible
3 1 (0.48%) Graphite
Vendors
1 27 (12.92%) Oracle
2 14 (6.70%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (3.83%) IBM
4 8 (3.83%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.87%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.87%) Google
6 4 (1.91%) HP
7 3 (1.44%) ESRI
7 3 (1.44%) SAP
7 3 (1.44%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.96%) Nintex
8 2 (0.96%) hybris
8 2 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.96%) Adobe
8 2 (0.96%) Apple
8 2 (0.96%) ATG
8 2 (0.96%) FatWire
8 2 (0.96%) RedDot
9 1 (0.48%) Telerik
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